• Over 200 arrested as anti-Islam protests continue

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    Police took over two hundred people involved in violent protests on Friday into custody.

    People continue to protest against the anti-Islam film across the country while police have started arresting all those protesters who are involved in violent activities.

     

    Police took over two hundred people involved in violent protests on Friday into custody. The local courts have sent the arrested on judicial remand.

     

    The Punjab government has decided to file cases against the leaders of religious parties who were involved in violence during Friday’s protests against the sacrilegious film.

     

    Meanwhile, containers have been placed at different points in Lahore yet again.

     

    The Christian fraternity also staged protest in Karachi and Mardan on Sunday. The labour union staged sit-in in Multan while complete shutter-down strike was observed in Liaqat Pur.

     

    Different protests were taken out in Pakpattan, Rawapindi and Islamabad. The police have been kept on high alert on third consecutive day in Islamabad red zone. The interior ministry has also announced to give medals and promote valiant policemen.

     

    Meanwhile, the Balochistan Assembly passed condemnation resolution over the anti-Islam film and demanded the UN to ensure respect for religion and Prophet through legislation.

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